SCOPO Legal Issues

02-Jul-2018

JANUA v. AFSCME: U.S. SUPREME COURT DECLARES AGENCY SHOP AGREEMENTS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel The U.S. Supreme Court today overruled four decades of precedent and declared publicsector agency shop agreements unconstitutional, holding the First Amendment is violated when money is taken from nonconsenting employee for the benefit ..

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18-May-2018

New Bill would Impose Severe Limits on Use of Deadly Force

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel State lawmakers in Sacramento announced on April 3, 2013 new legislation to restrict the use of deadly force by peace officers only to those situations where deadly force isdeemed "necessary... given the totality of the circumstances" to..

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24-Feb-2018

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear First Amendment Challenge to Union Agency Shop Laws

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument later this month in a case that attacks on First Amendment grounds the agency shop structure that sustains public employee labor unions in California and many other states. The case, Janus v..

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President's Message

May 21, 2014
We had a great meeting in Huntington Beach last week. Thanks to the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) for hosting! Among our guests at the meeting were State Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva and Orange County Assistant Sheriff Steve Kea..

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